Posts By: Maddie Rocklin-Waltch

America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (1/11)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington Last week in Washington, we saw unprecedented, destructive and disturbing violence within the Capitol complex and inside the Capitol itself, resulting in five fatalities and a number of other
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 29)

Every month, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Educators for Excellence As a
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (12/21)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition.   What’s Next in Washington Last week in Washington, congressional leaders continued their negotiations on an omnibus funding bill for the federal government and a COVID-19 relief package. Lawmakers reached agreement on a
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (12/14)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington As the second session of the 116th Congress winds down, House and Senate members are working to wrap up legislative business for the year. The previous funding resolution expired
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (12/7)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington In Washington last week, House and Senate negotiators continued to work on a final funding bill for Fiscal Year 2021 since the current continuing resolution (CR) ends this Friday,
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America Forward Coalition Members Step up During Crisis (Vol. 28)

Every month, America Forward is highlighting a few examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story that you would like to see included, please send it to america_forward@newprofit.org. Alternative Staffing Alliance To help
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (11/23)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington Last week in Washington, there were no breakthroughs in talks on either a new COVID relief package or finalizing the federal budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The House
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New Release: A Guide for the Biden-Harris Administration to Ensure Student Success in Higher Education

Today, New America released a set of higher education proposals for the Biden-Harris Transition Team. The proposals include a new paper we jointly co-authored, along with Kate Tromble, Vice President for Federal Policy at Results for America, proposing a new $800 million tiered evidence innovation fund at the U.S. Department of Education to build evidence for and scale post-secondary approaches
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America Forward Weekly Tip Sheet: Policy and Advocacy (11/17)

Below is the latest America Forward “Tip Sheet,” a weekly update on Federal activity related to education, workforce development, and other priorities of the America Forward Coalition. What’s Next in Washington In Washington last week, congressional leaders began to lay out the schedule for Congress to address both a COVID-19 relief package and finalize funding for the 2021 federal fiscal
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Reimagining the Future: Convening Conversations about Whole-Learner Education in Pennsylvania and Michigan

At the end of October, America Forward hosted two events, as part of a series of conversations with policymakers and education leaders about the critical importance of whole-learner approaches to education. Both events were moderated by America Forward Advocacy Director Nithya Joseph. The first, focused on Pennsylvania, was held on Friday, October 23, 2020 and featured Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06);
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